What does diminished mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diminished, lessened, vitiated, weakened(adj)

    impaired by diminution

  2. atrophied, wasted, diminished(adj)

    (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use

    "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"

  3. diminished(adj)

    (of musical intervals) reduction by a semitone of any perfect or minor musical interval

    "a diminished fifth"

  4. belittled, diminished, small(adj)

    made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

    "her comments made me feel small"

Wiktionary

  1. diminished(Adjective)

    lessened, reduced.

    The diminished Roman Empire never recovered from the sack of Rome.

  2. diminished(Adjective)

    reduced by a semitone

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diminished

    of Diminish

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diminished in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diminished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barbara Colorose:

    The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process.

  2. Dag Hammarskjld:

    The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of of others.

  3. Walt Disney:

    Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards -- the things we live by and teach our children -- are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.

  4. Melania Trump:

    Together, we must declare that the era of allowing brutality against women and children is over, while affirming that the time for empowering women around the world is now, for wherever women are diminished, the entire world is diminished with them.

  5. Arthur Koestler:

    When a person identifies himself with a group his critical faculties are diminished and his passions enhanced by a kind of emotive resonance. The individual is not a killer, the group is, and by identifying with it, the individual becomes one. This is the infernal dialect reflected in man's history.

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